snubby
adjective Date: 1779 1. snub-nosed 2. snubsnubbiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • snubby — [snub′ē] adj. snubbier, snubbiest 1. turned up; snub 2. tending to snub or slight …   English World dictionary

  • snubby — bē, bi adjective ( er/ est) 1. a. : snub a snubby nose b. : snub nosed an impudent, vulgar, snubby little face Aldous Huxley …   Useful english dictionary

  • snubby — snubbiness, n. /snub ee/, adj., snubbier, snubbiest. 1. somewhat snub, as the nose. 2. short and thick or wide; stubby; stumpy: snubby fingers. 3. tending to snub people. [1820 30; SNUB + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • snubby — snub …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • snubby — adj. stubby, stumpy; contemptuous; snobby …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snubby — snub·by …   English syllables

  • snubby — snub•by [[t]ˈsnʌb i[/t]] adj. bi•er, bi•est 1) somewhat snub, as the nose 2) tending to snub people • Etymology: 1820–30 snub′bi•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • snubby — /ˈsnʌbi/ (say snubee) adjective (snubbier, snubbiest) 1. somewhat snub, as the nose. 2. tending to snub people. {snub + b + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • snub´bi|ness — snub|by «SNUHB ee», adjective, bi|er, bi|est. 1. short and turned up at the tip; snub: »a snubby nose. 2. short and thick; stubby: »a snubby pencil point …   Useful english dictionary

  • snub|by — «SNUHB ee», adjective, bi|er, bi|est. 1. short and turned up at the tip; snub: »a snubby nose. 2. short and thick; stubby: »a snubby pencil point …   Useful english dictionary

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